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Session 108: Finding Your People

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

 
In this week’s episode I’m sharing my suggestions for places you can look to find your tribe!
 
Communities Discussed
 
 
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Session 107: Am I Doing This Right? And 5 Other Questions About Therapy

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

 
In this week’s episode I’m sharing my thoughts about some of the most common questions I get about therapy and the therapeutic process. 
 
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If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

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To take the concepts from the podcast to the next level in a community of supportive sisters, join us in The Yellow Couch Collective.

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Session 106: When Mother’s Day Is Painful

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

 
In this week’s episode I’m sharing tips to take care of yourself if Mother’s Day is painful for you due to a complicated relationship with your mother. 
 
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Session 105: Living Single

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In today’s episode, we’re digging into living the single life and many of the emotions one can experience while single. For this conversation, I was joined by Dr. Melissa Robinson-Brown, Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Mel and I chatted about how hard and frustrating it can be to be single when you don’t really want to be, how you can manage the emotions that sometimes come up when you’re living the single life, why she thinks dating apps are a blessing and a curse, and the self assessment she helps her clients complete to figure out if they’re approaching dating from a healthy place.

Resources Mentioned

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Where to Find Dr. Mel

https://arenewedfocus.com/

Facebook: @drmelphd

Twitter: @fitphdmomma

Instagram: @fitphdmomma

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Session 104: Prolonged Exposure Therapy

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In today’s episode, we’re digging into Prolonged Exposure Therapy. For this conversation I was joined by Jason Phillips, LCSW. Jason and I chatted about what prolonged exposure therapy is, what it’s used for, how to find a therapist who practices it, and he shared some of his favorite resources. 

Resources Mentioned

Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!

Center for Deployment Psychology

Department of Veterans Affairs

Youtube Videos

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rHg_SlEqJGc

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FeLLt39DI8A

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wB6LOGA01D0

Where to Find Jason

https://www.pnpcoach.com/

Instagram: @jphillipsmsw

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

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Session 103: Partnering With Your PCP

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In today’s episode, we’re chatting about developing a partnership with your primary care physician (PCP) for better health outcomes. For this conversation I was joined by Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician Dr. Magdala Chery. Dr. Chery and I discussed how primary care physicians are involved in screening for mental health concerns, how they collaborate and refer to mental health professionals, how you can better advocate for yourself with physicians, and she shared her thoughts on what PCPs need to do to ensure better health outcomes for Black women. 

Resources Mentioned

Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!

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Where to Find Dr. Chery

https://www.drmagdalachery.com/

Facebook: @drmchery

Instagram: @drmagdalachery

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

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Session 102: Why Am I Grieving Someone I Didn’t Know?

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

 
In this week’s episode I’m sharing my thoughts about the intense level of grief many seem to be experiencing following the death of Nipsey Hussle and the factors that may lead us to grieve someone even though we didn’t personally know them. I also answered listener questions about dealing with a breakup when kids are involved and how to get experience as a therapist when you’ve been out of the field for a while. 
 

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Session 101: Increasing Sexual Confidence

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In today’s episode, we’re chatting about how you can increase your confidence related to sexuality and how a lack of confidence sometimes leads to us feeling less aroused. For this conversation I was joined by Dr. Pia Holec. Dr. Holec and I discussed some of the issues that can chip away at our confidence related to sexuality, some of the concerns that lead to sex being less pleasurable or even painful, how you can talk with your partner about getting your needs met, and she shared how she uses sensate focused therapy with couples in her practice.

Resources Mentioned

Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!

Where to Find Dr. Holec

https://www.resiliencechicago.com/pia-holec

Instagram: @sexdrpia

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

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Session 100: 5 Lessons I’ve Learned From Podcasting

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

 

It’s a celebration y’all! We’re celebrating 100 episodes of the podcast and I shared 5 lessons I’ve learned from podcasting that just might help you too.

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

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To take the concepts from the podcast to the next level in a community of supportive sisters, join us in The Yellow Couch Collective.

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Session 99: Taking Care of Yourself After a Breakup

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In this week’s episode I share 5 tips to help you take care of yourself after a breakup. 
 
Grab your copy of the Guided Breakup Journal, Questions That Need Answers: After the Breakup
 
If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

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To take the concepts from the podcast to the next level in a community of supportive sisters, join us in The Yellow Couch Collective

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Session 98: Showing Up When You Want to Lay Down

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In this week’s episode, Melissa Ifill, LCSW is back with us to share tips on how to show up in your life even when things get tough. Melissa shared the 4 steps she uses with her clients to help them show up during the difficult times we all face, how you know when it’s time to push through vs take a step back, and of course she shared more of her favorite resources.

 

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Resources Mentioned

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Where to Find Melissa

https://www.melissaifill.com/

Facebook: @melissaifilllcsw

Instagram: @melissaifilllcsw

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

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Session 97: Chakras for Beginners

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In this week’s episode, Eliza Boquin, MA, LMFT, joins us to give us an introduction to chakras. Eliza and I talked about what chakras are, how you can tell if one of yours is blocked, what this means, how our chakras can impact what our relationships look like, and she shared how she uses this in her clinical work when requested. And of course she shared all of her favorite resources for anyone who wants to learn more. 

 

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Resources Mentioned

Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!

Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology

Institute for Integrated Healing 

Where to Find Eliza

https://flowandeasehealing.com

Facebook: @flowandeasewithe

Twitter: @elizagboquin

Instagram: @flowandeasewithe

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

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Join me for this week’s Three for Thursday chat on FB & IG Live, Thursday at 12 noon ET.

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Session 96: Exploring Vulnerability

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In this week’s episode we’re digging into vulnerability. For this conversation I was joined by Chasity Chandler, LMHC, MCAP, ICADC, CST, CDWF. Chasity and I chatted about what makes it so difficult for us to be vulnerable, how to be more vulnerable when you have no idea where to start, vulnerability in the workplace, and what vulnerability might look like in romantic relationships. 

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Resources Mentioned

Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!

Where to Find Chasity

https://centerforsexualhealthandwellness.com/

Facebook: @catalystforchange2016

Twitter: @chasforchange

Instagram: @chasforchange

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in The Yellow Couch Collective, therapyforblackgirls.com/ycc

To keep digging into today’s topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe.

Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop.

Join me for this week’s Three for Thursday chat on FB & IG Live, Thursday at 12 noon ET.

If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com.

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Session 95: Unpacking Toxic Masculinity

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In this week’s episode we’re unpacking toxic masculinity. For this conversation, I was joined by Dr. Alduan Tartt, Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Tartt and I discussed what is meant by the term toxic masculinity,  how it shows up in our lives, and how we can stop perpetuating it, especially in raising our sons. 

 

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Resources Mentioned

Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!

Soul City Research Project

Red Table Talk

NBA Mental Health Campaign

Where to Find Dr. Tartt

https://www.drtartt.com/

Facebook: @dralduantartt

Twitter: @drtartt

Instagram: @drtartt

To get updates from Dr. Tartt, text “TARTT” to 22828

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in The Yellow Couch Collective, therapyforblackgirls.com/ycc

To keep digging into today’s topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe.

Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop.

Join me for this week’s Three for Thursday chat on FB & IG Live, Thursday at 12 noon ET.

If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com.

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Session 94: Keep Your Eyes On Your Own Paper

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In this week’s episode I shared my thoughts about something that seems to be coming up more and more in conversation, comparing ourselves to others. I shared several reasons this is dangerous and some tips to help you do a better job of keeping your focus on you!
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If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

Don’t forget to grab a sweatshirt, mug, or a copy of our guided breakup journal at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop.

To take the concepts from the podcast to the next level in a community of supportive sisters, join us in The Yellow Couch Collective.

If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com.

The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.

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Session 93: Managing Valentine’s Day Stress

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In this week’s episode I shared a few tips to help you manage Valentine’ Day stress whether you’re single or in a relationship. 
If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

Don’t forget to grab a sweatshirt, mug, or a copy of our guided breakup journal at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop.

To take the concepts from the podcast to the next level in a community of supportive sisters, join us in The Yellow Couch Collective.

If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com.

The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.

Make sure to follow us on social media:

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Session 92: Life With A Bipolar Disorder

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In this week’s episode we are exploring life with a bipolar disorder diagnosis. For this conversation, I was joined by Melissa Ifill, LCSW. Melissa and I chatted about what it means to be diagnosed with a bipolar disorder, what treatment looks like, how bipolar disorder impacts relationships, how family and friends can support someone with a bipolar disorder, and she shared her favorite resources in case you want to learn more.

Resources Mentioned

Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!

Where to Find Melissa

https://www.melissaifill.com/

Facebook: @melissaifilllcsw

Instagram: @melissaifilllcsw

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

To keep digging into today’s topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe.

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Join me for this week’s Three for Thursday chat on FB & IG Live, Thursday at 12 noon ET.

If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com.

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Session 91: The Importance of Physical Activity

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

In this week’s episode we dig into the importance of physical activity. For this conversation I was joined by Dr. Jacque Strait. Dr. Jacque and I chatted about some of the benefits we can experience from physical activity, how to increase motivation towards physical activity, and how to address some of the common barriers that might get in our way. 

Resources Mentioned

Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!

Black Girl in Om Podcast

Docs Podcast

Where to Find Dr. Jacque

https://www.fitforaqueenwellness.com

Facebook: @fitforaqueenwellness

Instagram: @fitforaqueenwellness 

Dr. Natalie Jones from The Truth About Narcissism episode will be joining us for a Q&A session in the Yellow Couch Collective on January 27, 2019 at 5pm ET so if you loved the incredible info she shared and want to hear more from us, join today!

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

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Join me for this week’s Three for Thursday chat on FB & IG Live, Thursday at 12 noon ET.

If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com.

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Session 90: What Every Parent Should Know About Perpetrators of Child Sexual Abuse

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

I mentioned last week that we would be spending some time on the podcast diving into the larger conversations that got started by the Surviving R. Kelly docu-series. Today’s episode is focused on helping parents to be more aware of what they should know about how perpetrators of child sexual abuse continue to victimize children. For this conversation I was joined by Spirit, LPC. Spirit and I chatted about some of the tactics used by perpetrators to prey on children, what we mean we talk about “the grooming process,” how we can talk with our kids about boundaries and consent related to their bodies, and the best ways to respond to your child if they share that they’ve been violated. 

Resources Mentioned

Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!

Taking Care of Yourself After Watching the Docuseries

Black Women, #METOO, & Surviving R. Kelly, NPR 1A Segment

Darkness to Light Foundation

National Child Abuse Helpline

 

Where to Find Spirit

http://www.t2senterprises.com/

Facebook: @talk2spirit

Instagram: @talk2spirit

Twitter: @talk2spirit

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Session 89: Making Peace with Your Body

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

For today’s episode, we’re exploring how we can be more in sync with our bodies. Our guest for this episode is Ivy Felicia. Ivy and I chatted about some of the issues that get in the way of us being at peace with our bodies, some of the cultural pieces that are important when we’re discussing Black women’s bodies, tips for helping you to focus more on health than weight, the way that diet culture pervades our society, and she shares all of her favorite resources in case you want to dig in more. 

Resources Mentioned

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Where to Find Ivy

https://www.memybodyandlove.com/

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Facebook: @thebodyrelationshipcoach

Instagram: @iamivyfelicia

Twitter: @memybodyandlove

 

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If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

To keep digging into today’s topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe.

Grab your copy of Questions That Need Answers: After the Breakup 

The TBG Merch store is open for business! Shop therapyforblackgirls.com/shop to grab a new tee or mug!

Join me for this week’s Three for Thursday chat on FB & IG Live, Thursday at 12 noon ET.

If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com.

The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.

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